Oct 05, 2015

Supreme Court Divided Over Facebook Death Threats Case

WASHINGTON, Dec 1 (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court appeared conflicted on Monday over whether to uphold the conviction of a Pennsylvania man found guilty of making threatening statements to his estr

Proceed to the page: http://linkis.com/pWxOe

Similar Articles Added Earlier

  • US Top Court Weighs If Online Death Threats Protected by Free Speech

    The US Supreme Court will consider a groundbreaking case Monday about whether death threats posted on Facebook are liable to prosecution or whether threatening comments are protected by constitutional rights to free speech.It will be the first time the top court's nine...

  • Supreme Court Overturns Facebook Threat Conviction | WNEP.com

    In a free speech case that involved a man from eastern Pennsylvania, the United States Supreme Court has ruled in his favor. The case all has to do with threats posted on Facebook. This is the first time the Supreme Court has ruled on free speech and social media, in this case, Facebook.

  • Feds end prosecution of Barry Bonds without conviction

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — After a nearly decade-long steroids prosecution, Barry Bonds emerged victorious Tuesday when federal prosecutors dropped what was left of their criminal case against the career home runs leader. The government's pursuit of Bonds ended quietly with a one-paragraph motion by the...

  • 35 years served without conviction, man gets new trial

    BAY CITY, Texas (AP) — For more than 35 years, a Texas man has been in a prison even though an appeals court threw out his conviction on a 1976 murder charge that initially had him on death row. On Monday, 59-year-old Jerry Hartfield will return to court for a retrial, facing a life sentence if...

  • Canadian officer sent to jail in electroshock gun death case

    VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — A former Canadian law enforcement officer who was in charge when police used an electroshock weapon on a Polish immigrant, causing his death, was sentenced Friday to a two-year jail term for perjury during a public inquiry into the incident. Former corporal...

Most Recent huffingtonpost.com Articles

Latest Links Processed

0/120